Made by the Ladish Forging Company in the 1960s, this industrial film shows the company's forging process and the contributions the company made to developing pressure vessels for use on board U.S. missiles and rockets. The die-forged closures with integral outlets, with a body of rolled seamless rings, produced a highly dependable missile body. Ladish remains a leading producer of highly engineered, technically advanced components for the jet engine, aerospace and general industrial... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage
Made in 1942 by Paramount, PRICE OF VICTORY received an Oscar nomination. Based on a speech delivered fireside chat style by Vice President Henry A. Wallace, the second of F.D.R.'s three Vice Presidents and a controversial figure at the time. The original speech shown here was delivered on May 8, 1942 in New York City at the Free World Association. In that version of the speech, Wallace envisioned a future United Nations as a community of nations that would democratize the world.... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage
This silent film shows an early production Polaris missile, possibly the prototype, being placed onto a transport cradle. The Polaris missile was a two-stage Solid-fuel rocket nuclear-armed submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) built during the Cold War by Lockheed Corporation of California for the United States Navy. It was designed to be used for second strike countervalue (CEP not good enough for first strike counterforce) as part of the Navy's contribution to the United States arsenal... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Stock Footage, Polaris Missile, Lockheed, SLBM
Made during the time of Hitler's Third Reich, this silent educational film (made to have a script read over it while it played) shows the varying borders of Western Germany during the period 1871- 1935, including after the Treaty of Versailles in 1918. Doubtless part of the idea and motivation behind this film was to demonstrate to the German people that many "Germanic peoples" were living in other parts of Europe nearby, and that Germany deserved to be a bigger state than it was... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Germany
This U.S. Air Force film dates to the beginnings of the service branch, and shows the various styles of uniforms designed for women airmen, including overcoats, hats, duty shirt, etc. It also shows uniforms for nurses, women's medical specialists, WACs, flight nurses, and enlisted. When the U.S. Air Force first became a fully separate branch in 1947 personnel continued to wear uniforms nearly identical to the U.S. Army. The first Air Force-specific blue dress uniform, introduced in 1949,... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Uniform, Fashion, WAC's
One of a group of films made by General Motors for the purposes of driver's education. the "We Drivers" series dates back to at least the 1940s. This particular film shows the freeways of Houston, Texas in the late 1960s or early 1970s. The film uses the relatively new technology of the traffic helicopter to provide a new perspective on highway safety, showing how maneuvers in traffic on the beltways can cause accidents. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, Traffic
Made by Ted Eshbaugh, who made six or more cartoons for various studios in the 30s and 40s, CAP'N CUB is a WWII propaganda cartoon that ballyhoos the U.S. Army Air Corps. The cartoon starts out cute, but soon turns very politically incorrect by post-war standards. Cute little Cap'n Cub reviews a weapons parade, but wants more "planes, planes, planes!". A full production sequence follows, and the completed planes go off to fight the Japanese, and goes from cute to dark very quickly... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, 1943, WWII, Cartoon
This late 1920s, early 1930s educational movie attempts to provide some insight into the Seminole tribe in Florida's Everglades. It begins with silent movie footage re-enacting Ponce de Leon arriving in Florida by ship -- and then shows exceptionally early and rare footage of tribe members in their beautiful handmade clothing, foraging in the swamps amid deer, alligators, wildcats and snakes. Green corn farming is seen at the 3:15 mark, and the making of bread at 5:30. Housing and a village... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage, Seminoles, Florida
This U.S. Navy historic film BOMB SQUAD USN is about the daily life and training that members of the Navy Bomb Squad undergo in preparation for the dangerous work of locating and disarming explosive devices throughout the shore line waters of the United States. At the start of the film, a shrimp boat finds a torpedo and calls the Coast Guard for assistance who then calls the Navy off the coast of Key West. Explosive Ordinance Disposal team (EOD) is dispatched to deal with the unknown... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Footage, Bomb, Bomb Squad, Bomb Disposal, Torpedo, EOD, Key West
Made in 1955 by the Association of American Railroads, BIG TRAINS ROLLING examines how the US railroads keep the economy growing by providing transportation and employment. Features trains from many different railroads including Southern Pacific, Santa Fe & Western Maryland. A highly patriotic film, the film is educational in tone and follows two children as they make a cross-country trip on the Southern Pacific Daylight beginning at Los Angeles' Union Station. Scenes in the train include... Topics: Stock Footage, Stock Footage, Rail transport, Film, Los Angeles Union Station, Southern Pacific...
This silent film footage comes from a U.S. Navy fighter aircraft in the Pacific Theater in WWII. It was shot by a 16mm "gun camera" linked to the aircraft's guns, to record the pilot's attacks. It would have been reviewed by intelligence and the pilot's commander, to both verify hits on enemy targets and assess gunnery skills. Visible in the footage at the 12 second mark, is a beach with Japanese emplacements. White dots seen below are likely flak tracer being shot at the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Footage, United States Navy, Strafing, World War II, War, Gun Camera
This 1930s German silent educational film shows the process by which iron ore is refined in a smelter. Iron ore is a mineral substance which, when heated in the presence of a reductant, will yield metallic iron (Fe). It almost always consists of iron oxides, the primary forms of which are magnetite (Fe3O4) and hematite (Fe2O3). Iron ore is the source of primary iron for the world's iron and steel industries. Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Stock Footage, iron, ore, Film
Made in 1966, this short film shows a Communist political figure giving a speech at a factory commune, as well as (at the 3:00 mark) a parade celebrating the National Day of Celebration, the anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k.... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Communist Party, Peoples republic Of China
Made by Australia's National Film Board in 1951, "North to the Sun" shows a tourist view of Far North Queensland. It investigates what underpins the tropical north and discovers it is more than just a holiday destination. It is a place where jungle has given way to the cultivation of sugar cane and tobacco, and where prosperous communities of Australians have proved that the Australian tropics are a pleasant place to live in and that industry is generously rewarded there. Produced... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Australia, Travel Literature, Tobacco, Queensland, Cairns
Made in the late 1930s, this travelogue of Panama shows some of the ruins of the early colonization of the nation, as well as the modern Panama Canal -- the "Gateway to the Pacific". The film contains footage of the construction of the canal and the "mammoth task" that joined two oceans. There is terrific footage of steam shovels, steam engines and railroad trains, and construction personnel. The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a 77.1-kilometre (48 mi)... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Panama Canal Zone, Locks, U.S. Navy
These silent home movies were shot by an American serviceman during the Korean War. Scenes include camp life in tents with lots of mud present, calisthenics in underwear (2:30), and more. Around 5:00, there are shots of Korean civilians on the move with all their belongings, possibly as refugees of the war. At the 5:20 mark is footage of a USO Camp Show featuring an unknown female performer (some of this footage is flopped). American tanks are seen at the 6:40 mark, helicopters at the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Korean War, Home Movies, Film
Directed by Ramsay Short and Michael Orrom, with cinematography by the incredible Winton Hoch, "A Light In Nature" is a 1960 film about science created by the Shell Oil Corporation. The film shows scientific research and the creative process of discovery in probing radioactivity, astronomy, materials science, geology, biophysics, oceanography, the discovery of DNA, etc. This production was made to coincide with the Tercentenary of the Royal Society as a tribute to the scientific... Topics: Film, Science, DNA, Physicist, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
Released by Eastman Kodak as part of their Classroom Film series in the 1930s, this movie shows the people of Yugoslavia. It includes images of village life with farmers taking care of routines, women baking bread, dairy products being made, vegetables and flowers being planted and grown, pigs and other farm animals being raised, and more. A "modern farm" appears around the 6 minute mark with steam-driven harvesting machinery. The film also shows textiles being made, a school,... Topics: Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Silent Film, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
An official film made by the War Department, Highballing to Victory is a short US propaganda movie made toward the end of World War II about the importance of material and transportation in the war effort. The movie includes an emphasis on the story of tires, which proved vital for the war effort. At the 5:50 mark tire "casualties" are seen with tires damaged or destroyed in accidents, from wear, or combat. A B-24 crash is seen at 6:40, and other aircraft making ground loops and... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Highballing To Victory, Film
Shot in the marine of Washington, D.C., this 1970s vintage Coast Guard film shows the procedures that are supposed to be used by USCG personnel to board pleasure craft. The flashing blue light of the Coast Guard boat, a police whistle, a load hailer, and siren are all demonstrated to "pull over" a suspect boat. Once the boat owner complies, a safety inspection of the boat is made from stem to stern. The owner is cited in this instance, for not having a fire extinguisher in an... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Coast Guard, USCG, Small Boats
Made in the 1930s, this silent travelogue shows the city of Peiping, now known as Beijing, China. The film is rich in imagery, featuring shots of palaces, rickshaws, donkey carts, and the industrious people of pre-WWII China. To appeal to an American audience, the film contains shots of American sailors from the Asiatic Fleet on holiday in the city. At the 1:08 mark, a shopping district is shown, with modern trolley cars zipping down city streets and a steam locomotive chugging past... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, China, Beijing, Travelogue, Film
This historic U.S. Navy promotional film entitled "Anchor's Aweigh", shows the fighting ships of the Navy as they appeared in the 1930s. It seems likely given that Panama is seen in the film, that this movie was shot during Fleet Problem XVII. Fleet problem was the term used by the United States Navy to describe each of 21 large-scale naval exercises conducted between 1923 and 1940. They are labeled with Roman numerals, from Fleet Problem I through Fleet Problem XXI. A 22nd Fleet... Topics: periscope Film, Stock footage, Anchors Aweigh, USS Langley, Panama Canal
This 1940s silent educational film shows Washington D.C. in that era. Sights include Pennsylvania Avenue, the Capitol Building, Treasury Building, Union Station (1:15), and more. Arlington Cemetery (4:47) and various monuments are seen, as well as Embassy Row, the White House (2:15), old War Department and Navy Department buildings (2:40), the new Pentagon Building at 3:00, the Supreme Court, and more. Mount Vernon is seen after a cruise down the Potomac. Ford's Theater is seen at 5:30, the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Washington, Capitol Building, 1940, Washington DC
Made by Kodak, this silent travelogue of the Philippines shows the nation as it appeared in the 1930s. Downtown Manila is seen in its pre-war grandeur at the :46 mark, with buzzing trolley cars and auto traffic. Sugar, coconuts and hemp are seen gathered at the 1:30 mark, and coconut rafts are seen floating to market at the 4 minute mark. Manila hemp is seen being collected from abaca trees at 7:50. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Philippines, Manila, Sugar Cane, Manila Hemp
This U.S. Navy recruiting film from the 1970s, NUCLEAR NAVY, shows some of the Navy's nuclear powered aircraft carriers including USS Nimitz (CVN-68), the USS South Carolina (CGN-37). Training is shown at Newport, Rhode Island, and the film contains a great montage that shows some of the enormous course load and academic rigor in the nuclear program. The Naval Post Graduate School at Monterey is seen at the 6:55 mark. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Nuclear Power, Newport, USS Nimitz
This 1971 vintage U.S. Coast Guard film shows the proper procedures for a Captain of the Port inspection of a waterfront facility. In the United States, Captain of the Port (COTP) is a title held by a United States Coast Guard officer, usually the commander of a United States Coast Guard sector with the rank of captain (O-6). Captain of the Port duties involve enforcing within their respective areas port safety and security and marine environmental protection regulations, including... Topics: Periscope film, Stock Footage, U.S. Coast Guard
This silent compilation film showcases some of the most ridiculous flying machines ever constructed. It also contains fabulous footage of early airplane stunts and barnstormers, including the famed pilots Earl Daugherty of Long Beach, California and Florida's Bill Lindley. Stunts by the "13 Black Cats" group of stunt pilots are also included. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage... Topics: Barnstorming, Early Flying Machines, Aviation, Pilot, Footage
Created shortly after the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt as a memorial, this silent Official Films newsreel was sold to the home market at stores like Sears and Macy's. The film offers a brief recap of FDR's career, including rare footage of him as a NY State senator in 1910 at the :29 mark, Roosevelt meeting with Native American leaders, as Assistant Sec'y of the Navy at the 1:00 mark, and as a candidate for Vice President in 1920 at the 1:15 mark. He is shown yachting at 1:30,... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President Of The United States, Warm Springs,...
ALASKA, RESERVOIR OF RESOURCES, shows the Territory of Alaska in 1947. It includes extensive footage of the timber industry and lumberjacks. Logs are shown being floated to mills at the 2:13 mark. At the 2:50 mark, the salmon industry is shown, with individual fishermen trapping the fish. The unending stream of fish is seen at the 4:00 mark, being moved into a cannery and packaged for sale internationally. At 4:41, a ship of the Alaska Steam Ship Company is seen taking on... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Lumber, Lumberjack, Salmon, Gold Mining, Alaska, Fishing Industry,...
This home movie shows the 1951 Rose Parade with Grand Marshal Corporal Robert S. Gray (standing in for General Dwight D. Eisenhower). The Rose Parade, also known as the Tournament of Roses and the Rose Parade presented by Honda, is part of "America's New Year Celebration" held in Pasadena, California each year on New Year's Day (or on Monday, January 2 if New Year's Day falls on a Sunday). The parade includes flower-covered floats, marching bands, and equestrian units and is... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Pasadena, California, Home Movies, Parade Floats, Rose Bowl,...
Made in 1944 to promote the sale of War Bonds, THE LINE IS BUSY also doubles as an industrial incentive film — a film that attempts to motivate war workers to worker harder and smarter. In the film, a man receives a letter from his recently wounded brother on the front lines, who has undergone an amputation, as his carefree girlfriend telephones from a nightclub, attempting to persuade him to take the night off from his vital job at the factory. The refrain "the line is busy"... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, War Bond, 6th War Loan, U.S. Treasury Department
This 1950s novelty film shows cowboys / cowhands working on a ranch in Texas. Dehorning and branding is shown, with a herd of cattle being pushed around the plains. A chuck wagon is seen at the 1:40 mark. At the 1:48 mark, a guest ranch is seen where "city folk" can experience Western life. A private airport is seen where aircraft bring celebrities and guests to a dude ranch, and a Hollywood Western movie is seen being shot at the 2:22 mark. A classic hay ride is seen at the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Texas Guest Ranch Ranch, 1950's, Western, Cattle, Horseback Ride,...
Made in 1942 by the British Ministry of Information, BIRTH OF A TANK shows the assembly of a Valentine Tank as part of the war effort. The Tank, Infantry, Mk III, Valentine was an infantry tank produced in the United Kingdom during the Second World War. More than 8,000 of the type were produced in eleven marks, plus various specialised variants, accounting for approximately a quarter of wartime British tank production. The many variants included riveted and welded construction, petrol and... Topics: Stock Footage, Periscope Film, Tank, Propaganda, Valentine Tank, World War II, Film
This 1951 Chevrolet promotional film THE VELVET GLOVE, promotes the new PowerGlide automatic transmission, first introduced in 1950. The automatic transmission, which removes the friction clutch from the driver's hands, is thoroughly explained through the use of models and a "mechanical hand" in a "velvet glove." The Powerglide is a two-speed automatic transmission designed by General Motors. It was available primarily on Chevrolet from January 1950 through 1973,... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Automatic Transmission, Power Glide, General Motors, PowerGlide,...
This WWII War Bond film, titled simply "EVERY WAR BOND KILLS A JAP!", was made to encourage the purchase of bonds and stamps in support of the war effort. The film contains startling images of Japanese war atrocities, including images of Chinese babies being thrown onto bayonets, the burying of human beings alive, the Nanking massacre, and wanton killing of civilians. Justice for the soldiers of Japan is needed, and the film makes clear that the only way that these crimes will be... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Massacre, War Crime, China, World War II
This educational film by Boeing Aircraft, "Wings of Glass", shows how the company uses innovative techniques to use glass, fiberglass and other glass and plastic composite materials to produce lighter, stronger aircraft components. The Boeing 727 and 747 aircraft are shown, as well as the assembly lines in which highly skilled workers painstakingly create many of the aircraft components by hand and using precision machinery. The honeycomb structure of many internal components is... Topics: Boeing 727, Boeing 747, Boeing, Aircraft, Fiberglass, Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Construction,...
Produced in 1953 by Jam Handy, one of the most famous industrial filmmakers of the 20th Century, HOW TO BUY A CAR was made for Chevrolet to promote the sale of their new automobiles. It features a father who doesn't want to buy a new car, but of course the rest of the family has other ideas. Lots of great shots of 1953 Chevrolet cars including a convertible Bel Air, a wagon and sedan, as well as a Chevy showroom from the 1950s. Henry Jamison "Jam" Handy (March 6, 1886 – November... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Chevrolet, Jam Handy, 1953, sales Film, Convertible, Automobile
This British film describes the De Havilland Hydromatic Airscrew, produced under license from Hamilton Standard. The Hydromatic propeller represented a major advance in propeller design and laid the groundwork for further advancements in propulsion over the next 50 years. The Hydromatic was designed to accommodate larger blades for increased thrust, and provide a faster rate of pitch change and a wider range of pitch control. This propeller utilized high-pressure oil, applied to both sides of... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Propeller, Aircraft, Royal Air Force, Hamilton, De Havilland
Created by Castle Films during WWII for the U.S. Government AIR RAID WARNING shows the duties and responsibilities of the Civil Defense Air Raid Wardens. These individuals were trained in first aid, fire fighting, and gas and chemical warfare as well as plane spotting. During the blackout in the USA, wardens enforced regulations to keep lights out and blinds drawn at all times. The American wardens traced their origins to Britain. During the early stages of World War II, the Air... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, World War II, Blackout, United States Of America
Made by the Arthur Barr organization in 1960, Stagecoach Westward tells the story of the stagecoach and shows how it helped open the West to settlers and "civilization." Arthur Barr started his company in 1937 after working as an audio-visual technician for the Pasadena City Schools. His company was famous for its well-made, if low-budget, educational films. This one is no exception, showing in detail how the stage was operated and making students familiar with the terminology... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, Stagecoach
This late 1930s, early 1940s educational movie attempts to provide some insight into the Seminole tribe in Florida's Everglades. It contains rare footage of tribe members foraging in the swamps amid alligators, wildcats and snakes. Alligators are harvested at the 2:20 mark. Clothesmaking is seen at the 3:50 mark, using a sewing machine. Hunting is seen at the 5:00 mark. A scarce black bear is seen at the 5:30 mark. The film's droning and jingoistic narration is of course fairly appalling in... Topics: periscope film, Stock Footage, Everglades, Florida, Seminoles
This short film shows crop dusting biplanes of the California Insecticide Service Company, or CISCO, at work over the farms of Lancaster, California. Although the planes are clearly stunting for the camera, it's a fairly realistic portrait of the dangerous work of these pilots. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Crop Dusting, Crop Duster, Barn Storming, Biplane
Made by the U.S. Treasury Department during WWII to promote the sale of War Bonds and Stamps, and overall productivity, HANDS shows how productive hands can built a nation. It was part of the Sixth War Loan Drive that began November 2, 1944, and ended December 16, 1944. The drive raised $21.6 billion. In December 1941, the US declared war on Japan and Germany declared war on the US shortly thereafter. This was the starting point for a large scale – and thus expensive — defense program.... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, 6th Bond Drive, War, Treasury Department, War Bond
This 1946 color travelogue of Washington, D.C. was (judging from the lack of traffic) shot during WWII and released in 1946 by the Byron organization. Created by the Greater National Capital Committee of the Washington Board of Trade, INVITATION TO THE NATION shows the many tourist sights of the District of Columbia and its environs, including Mount Vernon. Some of the iconic places in the film include the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, Tomb of the Unknown... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, World War II, Washington, Trolley Cars, Washington D.C.
Made in the 1950s for U.S. Navy pilot recruits, this historic film shows how to perform both wingovers and chandelles. The film uses live action and animation to simulate the maneuvers, which are performed in an SNJ training aircraft. A wingover (also called a wing-over-wing, crop-duster turn or box-canyon turn) is an aerobatic maneuver in which an airplane makes a steep climb, followed by a vertical flat-turn (the plane turns to its side, without rolling, similar to the way a car turns).... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Wingover, Chandelle Pilot Training, Pilot, U.S. Navy, Flight Trainer
Made in 1951 by the Jam Handy Organization, makers of some of the greatest industrial films of the 20th Century, THE HEAD MAN Is a comical promo for Chevrolet. The film focuses on the importance of understanding customer wants and needs as a part of a successful business. In this case, through a series of flashbacks, a woman informs a psychiatrist about her husband Henry’s run-ins with poor customer service and subsequent odd behavior. While Henry never stands up for himself, he... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Salesman, General Motors, Jam Handy Selling Techniques, Sales,...
Made in the wake of the Prague Spring, WE BORDER TROOPS is a Soviet film directed at the members of the Soviet Army who are tasked with defending the nation's borders — and presumably stopping those who would like to flee the great socialist nation. This film presents a kinder, gentler look at Soviet border guards, who stop to speak to mothers and grandmothers. The Soviet Coast Guard is seen at the 3 minute mark, conducting a full scramble and deploying radios and attack dogs. At the 5... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Soviet Union, Russian Armed Force, Film, Propaganda Film
Made in 1961, AN AIRPLANE TRIP BY JET features a United DC-8 aircraft flying out of New York International Airport, or Idlewild, later to be re-named JFK Airport, bound for San Francisco. The new jetway, a moveable bridge connecting the airport terminal to the plane, is shown along with many other modern features of the airport. On the aircraft, stewardess service is seen including a standard safety lecture at the 4:30 mark, a meal served in flight at 6:30, and more. The Douglas DC-8 (also... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage, United Airlines, New York, Air Traffic Control, DC-8, Jetway
Made in the 1940s, FLAGSHIPS OF THE AIR presents a brief history of transportation, ending with the invention of the airplane, and the compression of time and space that came along with it. The film features the Douglas DC-3, American Airlines flagships. Stewardess service is seen at the 6 minute mark, and a transcontinental journey. The film emphasizes the safety of air travel, and explains how pilots navigate, and the safety checks made with meteorologists prior to flight. A travel agency is... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, American Airlines, Douglas Dc-3, 1940's, Stewardess, Air Travel
Created by Perfect Circle to promote their piston ring products, THE UNFORGETTABLE 500 presents the 1955 Indianapolis 500. This was the 39th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, May 30, 1955. The event was part of the 1955 AAA National Championship Trail, and was included in the 1955 World Drivers Championship. The race is notable to many as the race in which Bill Vukovich was killed in a crash while seemingly on his way to an unprecedented... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Indianapolis 500, Auto Racing, Bill Vukovich, Dinah Shore